Hot summer made worse by air conditioner thieves

 Monday, August 15, 2011

 Fox News

Intense heat Texas and other parts of the country have experienced this summer has made thefts of air conditioning units by criminals looking to sell their metal for scrap into a literally unbearable crime. The thefts themselves aren’t related to the weather, but to the high prices thieves can get for the copper and other metal parts inside the units, said Houston police Sgt. Michael McGinty, who runs a metal theft squad in operation since 2007.
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